Northeastern 4, College of Charleston 3

MOUNT PLEASANT - College of Charleston scored two runs in the eighth inning, but the Cougars could not complete a comeback as Northeastern evened the series.

The Cougars (17-9, 1-1 CAA) committed four errors and managed just five hits, but still had an opportunity to tie the game after cutting Northeastern's (11-11, 1-1) lead to 4-3 in the eighth inning.

Charleston's Bailey Ober (4-2) had an uncharacteristic start, throwing 107 pitches in five innings and allowing five hits and three walks. All three of his runs allowed were unearned in the fourth inning.

Marlin Morris gave up one run in two innings, while Hunter Rice kept things close with two shutout innings in the eighth and ninth.

Morgan Phillips led College of Charleston with two hits, including an RBI double off the top of the wall in left field. Nick Pappas doubled and scored a run, while Carl Wise also had a hit and scored a run.

NORTH AB R H BI CHAS AB R H BI

Lyons cf 4 0 2 1 Butler 2b 3 0 0 0

Foster 2b 5 0 1 0 Murray lf 4 0 1 0

Vosler ss 4 0 2 0 Heidt ss 3 1 0 0

Burcroff 1b 5 1 0 0 Wise 3b 3 1 1 0

Fanrn dh 4 0 1 0 Bello dh 4 0 0 0

Scambia lf 2 0 0 0 Glazer rf 4 0 0 0

Allen ph 1 0 0 0 Boykin c 3 0 0 0

Lyons rf 4 1 0 1 Pappas 1b 4 1 1 0

Piscopo 3b 2 2 0 0 Phillips cf 4 0 2 1

Treff c 4 0 2 2

Totals 35 4 8 4 Totals 32 3 5 1

Northeastern 000 301 000-4

Coll. of Charleston 000 010 020-3

E-Foster; Burcroff; Heidt; Boykin; Pappas; Morris. DP-NE 1. LOB-NE 9; CofC 8. 2B-Treff; Pappas; Phillips. SB-Burcroff; Piscopo; Murray. CS-Burcroff.

Northeastern IP H R ER BB SO

Carmain (W, 4-2) 62/3 4 1 0 1 2

Fitzgerald 1/3 1 2 1 1 1

Foster (S,4) 2 0 0 0 0 2

College of Charleston

Ober (L, 4-2) 5 5 3 0 3 4

Morris 2 1 1 1 0 1

Rice 2 2 0 0 0 2

WP-Foster; Ober. HBP-by Ober (Lyons); by Carmain (Murray); by Carmain (Wise); by Carmain (Butler); by Morris (Piscopo); by Fitzgerald (Heidt).

Time-2:58. A-421.